Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings: October 7, IPL 2021 Prediction
On October 7, Dubai will witness Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings, the IPL 2021 match. The outcome of the match is inconsequential to the fortunes of CSK who have already qualified for the playoffs. A victory for PBKS would give PBKS an outside chance of going beyond the league stage provided other results go their way. In this article, we preview the match and forecast the winner.
Match Predictions and Betting Odds
The teams last met in Mumbai on 16 April 2021. In that game, PBKS batted first and were off to a poor start, losing 5 wickets for 26 by the 7th over. They never recovered and limped to a modest score of 106/8 in their allotted overs. For PBKS, Shahrukh Khan made a top score with 47 from 36 balls. For CSK, Deepak Chahar, who took 4/13, was the most impressive bowler.
In their reply, CSK lost the wicket of Ruturaj Gaikwad with only 24 runs on the board before the innings was steadied through a 2nd-wicket stand of 66 between Du Plessis and Moeen Ali. Despite a flurry of wickets in the middle overs, CSK crossed the line with 6 wickets and more than 4 overs to spare. For CSK, Moeen Ali was the top scorer with 46 from 31 balls. For PBKS, Shami, who took 2/21, was the most impressive bowler.
In our match 53 prediction, we believe that CSK will beat PBKS on 7 October.
Bookmakers’ odds make CSK favourites to prevail over PBKS on 7 October.
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